Friday, November 19, is fixing to be a goth holiday of the highest order with a visit by David J scheduled. The bassist, best-known for his tenures with moody, art-punk bands Bauhaus and Love & Rockets, also worked with Perry Farrell in Porno for Pyros and Jane's Addiction.
His scheduled activity in Fort Lauderdale begins an in-store signing at Radio-Active Records that runs from 6 to 7 p.m. Then, slide over to the Monterey Club for a performance and DJ set running from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.
This posting on the Radio-Active blog gives a few highlights of David J's musical career, including the haunting bass line that defines Bauhaus' "Bela Lugosi's Dead." Below we have more of our personal favorites.
Daniel J steps up to the mic for Love & Rockets' "No New Tale to Tell":
Porno for Pyros enlisted David J to play on "Porpoise Head" off its second album, Good God's Urge:
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Finally, let's dance to Bauhaus' "Kick in the Eye" and its thrilling bass line presently:
David J. 10 p.m. Friday, November 19, at Monterey Club, 2608 S. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale. Tickets cost $5. Visit here.